Aaron Lee Kerns, age 72, of Clayton, passed away on Tuesday, March 24, 2020, at Fulton County Health Center in Wauseon. He was born in Clarksburg, WV on September 10, 1947, to Robert and Norma Jean (Poole) Kerns.
On November 1, 1969, he married the love of his life, Sue Smith, in Wauseon. She survives.
Lee owned and operated KP Precision, a machine tool company in Fayette, Ohio for over 30 years. A proud United States Army veteran, Lee served in the Vietnam War earning a Bronze Star.
He was a member of the Harrison, MI American Legion Post 404. In his spare time, he enjoyed hunting, fishing, and spending time Up North. He was an avid Jeep enthusiast; his favorite pastime was his family – especially his five grandchildren. He could be counted on to be attendance at every sporting event.
Surviving besides his wife, Sue, are his mother, Norma Jean; a twin sister, Sharon (Leonard) Lucas; sons, Shawn (Kristine) and Scot (Lori) Kerns; grandchildren, Peyton, Hannah, Katelyn, Nicholas, and Aubrey Kerns. He was preceded in death by his father, Robert and a sister, Diane Yarter.
A private interment will take place at Fort Custer National Cemetery in Augusta, MI. A Celebration of Life luncheon for friends and family will be announced at a later date.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorial contributions in honor of Lee can be made to the Morenci American Legion Post 368.